The semi-annual Red Trillium Studio Tour in West Carleton will take place on November 25 and 26 from 10am to 5pm. Nine studios involved featuring pottery, clay, sculpture, water colours, acrylics, jewelry, beading, photography, mixed media, eco-women's clothing and weaving. Collect five ballot stamps (one at each location visited) and have a chance for $100 gift certificate. For more information visit https://www.redtrilliumst.com/
Upcoming Events in West Carleton-March
There are always great events and important meetings happening in and around West Carleton-March, and some of these are listed below. If you have an event you would like included, please email email@example.com.
The Galetta Community Association is holding their Annual General Meeting on November 27 at 7pm at the Galetta Community Hall. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
For 2 days in December come do your Christmas shopping with over 60 of your favourite LOCAL Carp Farmers’ Market vendors! Open Friday, December 1, from 3pm-8pm and Saturday, December 2, from 8am-2pm, you’ll find a wide variety of local products and produce all in one place. The Market will be collecting non-perishable food items for the West Carleton Food Access Centre, so please consider bringing along a couple of items and help support local families this holiday season!
The annual Children's Christmas Party will be held at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre on Saturday December 2 from 10am to 1pm. Santa will arrive at noon. For children up to the age of 10 and their families and friends. Crafts and colouring, face painting, Christmas music, snacks, cupcakes and sitting on Santa's knee.
Don’t miss the annual CBBCA Constance & Buckhams Bay Santa Clause Parade. Floats gather on Baillie Ave for a 1pm start. Parade runs along Bayview to Len Purcell and winds up at the community centre for hots dogs, Santa, and hot chocolate. Be sure to bring your non-perishable food item for the West Carleton Food Bank. For more details visit www.cbbca.ca.
The Ladies' Auxiliary of West Carleton Branch 616 of the Royal Canadian Legion is holding a Christmas Bazaar on December 3 from 8am to 2pm at the West Carleton Legion. Craft jewelry, white elephant table and baking. Everyone is welcome. Vendors welcome. Tables are $12 each or two for $20. Call 613-832-2082 to reserve a spot.
The Kinburn Community Association is hosting their annual Brunch with Santa on Sunday, December 3, from 11am to 1pm at the Kinburn Community Centre. A pancake brunch will be available for purchase. Santa will be visiting from noon to 1pm. Everyone welcome.
St. Paul's Anglican Church in Dunrobin is hosting a Christmas bazaar and bake sale on Saturday, December 9 from 11am to 1pm. Bake table including gluten free items. Crafts, books, white elephant table, silent auction. Lunch will be available (adults $8, children 6 to 10 $5, children under 5 are free). Homemade soup and crackers, bun, dessert and beverage. Everyone welcome.
The Huntley Community Association is hosting their annual Carp Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 9. The parade will start at noon. The route begins at The Diefenbunker (3911 Carp Road) and follows Carp Road to Juanita Street to Langstaff Drive turning right on Donald B. Munro Drive to Carp Road finishing at the Diefenbunker. Road Closures will be in effect.
The West Carleton Legion in Constance Bay is holding their annual Children's Christmas Party on December 10. The party will start at 12:30pm with lunch, followed by crafts and a visit from Santa. Parents are asked to take along a wrapped gift valued at $20 or less for Santa to give to the child. Everyone is welcome to attend.
An old fashioned community Christmas potluck will be held on Tuesday, December 16 at 6pm at the Galetta Community Hall. Entertainment by Rick Leben. Bring your friends, family and neighbours and your favourite dish to share. Non-perishable food and/or monetary donations for the West Carleton Food Access Centre will be accepted. Everyone welcome.
A free children's Christmas craft day is being held Saturday, December 16, from 1pm to 5pm at the NorthWind Wireless Fibe Centre (formerly the Constance and Buckham's Bay Community Centre). Those attending are urged to take along a non-perishable food item for the West Carleton Food Access Centre. For more information: Verna Attwell, 613-832-1954.
Fitzroy Harbour's annual craft fair will be held on Saturday, November 18 from 9am to 2pm at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. Do your Christmas shopping! Something for everyone. Raffle prizes. For more information or if you are interested in being a vendor, contact Viv Proulx at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 613-204-3221, or Lynne Barr at 613-623-7474.
A Remembrance Day ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 11 at 11am at the West Carleton War Memorial on Donald B. Munro drive at Falldown Lane in Carp. Everyone is invited to attend. Those attending are asked to be in place by 10:45am. Seating and bleachers will be available. Afterwards, everyone is invited to the Diefenbunker Museum (3929 Carp Rd.) for coffee, tea an cookies.
The West Carleton Legion in Constance Bay is holding a Remembrance Day observance on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Cameron Highlanders will lead a parade from the general store to the Branch cenotaph at 1:30pm. Military personnel, veterans, cadets, Legionnaires, police, firefighters, Scouts and Guides will be at parade. Laying of wreaths at the cenotaph. Refreshments at the Legion following the ceremony.
The 37th Annual Kinburn Christmas Craft Fair is being held on Saturday, November 4, from 9am to 3pm at the Kinburn Community Centre. Lots of vendors, lots of selection. For more information contact the Kinburn Community Association (www.kinburn.ca) or email@example.com.
The Rural Root Theatre Company is presenting "An Evening of One Act Plays" on:
- Sunday, October 29 at 2pm
- Tuesday, October 31 at 7:30pm
- Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30pm
- Thursday, November 2 at 7:30pm
Taking place at the Constance & Buckham's Bay Community Centre. The three plays being presented will be "Infant Morality", "Wanted: One Groom" and "Still Stands The House." More info at www.ruralroot.org.
The Carp Farmers' Market is holding their annual Halloween Spooktacular event on Saturday, October 28. Trick or treating from booth to booth. Visit the haunted barn in the rotunda area of the Exhibit Hall. Costume contest open to kids and pets with judging at 11am at the entrance to the haunted barn.
St. George's Anglican Church of Fitzroy Harbour is hosting a Holy Hops Brewfest on Saturday, October 21 from 6pm to 9pm at the Fitzroy Community Centre. An evening of Oktoberfest food, beers from local brewers Crooked Mile and Cartwright Springs, and fun activities. A portion of the proceeds will support outreach initiatives like supporting the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Tickets available by searching "Holy Hops Brewfest" on Eventbrite.com or by calling 613-623-3882.
The 6th annual Walk for the Kids takes place at the Constance Bay’s Northwind Centre on Saturday September 30. There arelots of amazing raffle and auction items compliments of Porter Airlines, Ottawa Senators, and Mount Pakenham just to name a few. Please come out and help make the event a huge success and support a wonderful cause.
The cost to register is $25 an adult, $15 a child and free for anyone with epilepsy. You are encouraged to create a team, join a team or register as an individual or a family and start spreading the word and most importantly raising awareness.
Registration starts at 10am with the walk beginning at 11am. You can register to walk, sponsor someone, or just donate by going to http://cbbca.ca/cms/event/dravet-syndrome-walk-for-the-kids-2/?instance_id=90686.
The Massive Manion Road Street Sale is taking place on September 30, 9am-1pm in the Manion Corners/Corkery area. Families along Manion Road(which runs perpendicular between Howie and Corkery Roads) will have items for sale. Everything under the sun! A portion of the proceeds will go to having a new subdivision sign made.
Join organizers for this year's Terry Fox Run in beautiful West Carleton!
Warm Up: 9:45am
Official Start: 10:00am
Location: Constance and Buckham's Bay Community Centre (262 Len Percell Drive)
Water stations will be provided
Route Information: Bicycle, Stroller, Rollerblade, and Wheelchair accessible. Dog friendly but dogs must be on-leash
For more details & to register visit: https://www.evensi.ca/terry-fox-run-2017-west-carleton-constance-and-buckhams-bay/214438866
The West Carleton Garden Club is holding its Fall Flower & Vegetable Show on Tuesday, September 12 at 7:30pm, at the Carp Memorial Hall (3739 Carp Rd.). Special guests will be Cathy and Michael Fournier, who will make a presentation on a Tour of Philadelphia's Longwood Gardens. Members are reminded that September is membership renewal time. Guests are welcome to attend the meeting, but there will be $5 guest fee. For more information, go to wcgc.ca.
The Constance Bay Community Market, located on the grounds of St. Gabriel's Church (205 Bayview Drive), is held from 9am to 2pm on these Saturdays:
- September 9, 16, 23 and 30
The Market provides fresh produce and meats, fresh roasted coffee beans, arts and crafts and more! Donations to the West Carleton Food Access Centre will be accepted. For more details: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.marketinthebay.com.
Kinburn Community Association is hosting their Annual Corn Roast Friday, September 8 from 6-8pm. Come out and celebrate the end of a great summer with the whole community! As usual the corn is free and there will be a BBQ with hamburgers and hot dogs to buy! Bring the whole family and enjoy! Corn provided by Hudson's.
Discover a new twist on a night of murder, scandal and intrigue. It’s the height of the Cold War and you’re inside the Diefenbunker. Someone is mysteriously murdered. You must search over two levels to discover who did it, why and how. There will be awards for best costume, best acting, and more. Cash bar (no ATM onsite).
- Tickets: $40.00 per person (must be purchased in advance through Eventbrite)
- Date: Saturday August 26, 6:30pm-10:00pm
- Doors open at 6:30pm for reception and colluding.
- 7:00pm the murder mystery begins and finishes at 9pm.
- 9:00pm-10:00pm: Celebration and prize awards
More details at: diefenbunker.ca.